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Build a scanner beam from a TV antenna.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1981 (v.37#1) pg. 18

Antennas for the scanner. Part 1. Basic information on scanners and the bands they cover.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Oct 1981 (v.37#10) pg. 32

Antennas for the scanner. Part 2. Antennas for scanner monitoring.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Nov 1981 (v.37#11) pg. 70

Antennas for the scanner. Part 3. Mobile scanner antennas.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Dec 1981 (v.37#12) pg. 76

UHF corner-reflector antenna. Obtain outstanding performance from a home-brew radiator built from readily-available parts and materials.
ELECTRONICS NOW Jul 1996 (v.67#7) pg. 57

Build this discone VHF-UHF antenna for your UHF scanner. Operates over a frequency of 700 to 2000 MHz.
ELECTRONICS NOW Aug 1996 (v.67#8) pg. 47

Selecting antennas for a radio scanner. Includes mounting tips.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Mar-Apr 1980 (v.20#2) pg. 43

Scanner chatter. Part 2. Practical procedures and important antenna tips.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1986 (v.3#3) pg. 75

The discone, a popular wide-band antenna for VHF and UHF, is designed to operate over a frequency range of 700 to 2000 MHz and to work with a UHF scanner.

Adapting the Grove ANT-6 indoor antenna for both scanner and SWL use.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Dec 1989 (v.8#4) pg. 46

Double your scanning fun by using two antennas. Add a high-gain UHF beam antenna and a GaAsFET (gallium arsenide field effect transistor) preamp to supplement your all-band scanner antenna.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Jan 1994 (v.12#5) pg. 28

Scanner super beam antenna that will increase base station range is made from an old 30-element television antenna vertically polarized.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Oct 1994 (v.13#2) pg. 32

VHF/UHF scanner antennas you can make with twin-lead. Part 1. Folded dipoles and folded-dipole beams.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS May 1996 (v.14#9) pg. 40

VHF/UHF scanner antennas you can make with twin-lead. Part 2. Coaxial cable feed, stacked folded dipoles, X-array antenna, J-pole verticals, etc.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Jul 1996 (v.14#11) pg. 56

Some antenna topics. Part 1. Signal and antenna polarization.
POPULAR COMMUNICATIONS Sep 1996 (v.15#1) pg. 32

Tip on locating an all-band, magnetic-mount scanner antenna to improve reception.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1994 (v.11#1) pg. 87

Build this simple quarter-wave ground-plane scanner antenna for 800-900 MHz. Est. cost: $5.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1995 (v.12#11) pg. 60

Build an undercover antenna for your handheld scanner. This device uses your earphone wire as the scanner antenna.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Aug 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 34

All about reflector antennas. Try these low-cost, easy-to-build antenna designs and get better performance from your VHF/UHF radio gear.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 41

Three high-performance scanner antennas. Build one of these custom external antennas and pull in those weak signals you've been missing. Part 1.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1985 (v.56#4) pg. 59

Three high-performance scanner antennas. Part 2.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1985 (v.56#5) pg. 97